Associations to the word «Pumpkin»

Wiktionary

PUMPKIN, noun. A domesticated plant, in species Cucurbita pepo, similar in growth pattern, foliage, flower, and fruit to the squash or melon.
PUMPKIN, noun. The round yellow or orange fruit of this plant.
PUMPKIN, noun. The color of the fruit of the pumpkin plant.
PUMPKIN, noun. (Australia) Any of a number of cultivars from the genus Cucurbita; known in the US as winter squash.
PUMPKIN, noun. (US) A term of endearment for someone small and cute.
PUMPKIN BOMB, noun. (historical) A kind of conventional high-explosive aerial bomb used by the United States against Japan during World War II.
PUMPKIN BOMBS, noun. Plural of pumpkin bomb
PUMPKIN HEAD, noun. (idiomatic) (US) (prison) (slang) a severe head injury resulting from a beating.
PUMPKIN HEAD, noun. (slang) an Asian, who are reputed to have big round heads
PUMPKIN PIE, noun. A sweet pie made from the flesh of pumpkins and traditionally served as a dessert at Thanksgiving.
PUMPKIN PIES, noun. Plural of pumpkin pie

Dictionary definition

PUMPKIN, noun. A coarse vine widely cultivated for its large pulpy round orange fruit with firm orange skin and numerous seeds; subspecies of Cucurbita pepo include the summer squashes and a few autumn squashes.
PUMPKIN, noun. Usually large pulpy deep-yellow round fruit of the squash family maturing in late summer or early autumn.

Wise words

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